Due to the Covid-19 closures, we have moved our A&S meetings online for the duration of the social distancing activity. We are currently using a Baronial Discord channel and are adjusting our schedule to feature classes that work well in this format. Classes that require hands-on participation will be postponed until in-person classes resume.
Revised Upcoming Schedule
March 26 – Japanese Clothing
April 2 – Walk like and Egyptian – Everyday Egyptian items.
Previous (inactive) In-person class schedule
Our upcoming schedule for Arts & Sciences classes is below. These meetings are held at Kaleeb and Llwyd’s house. Call or email them for the address (875-0033, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com). Dates and topics are subject to change; check back here or on the Campfire facebook group for updates.
The Kingdom of Atlantia maintains an excellent list of A&S Links if you have a few hours to lose to following rabbit holes.
Feb. 13 Historical Significance of Bast Fibers Come learn how a weed changed warfare, how an annoying plant changed the ‘scale’ of fishing and why blonds and sexy underwire are related. The history and importance off Bast Fibers.
Feb. 20 10 Minute Topics in the Footsteps of the Masters (Da Vinci, Michelangelo and Botticelli) Find out something neat about one of the above Masters and share it with the group.
Feb 27 Beginning Heraldry by Tabitha. This class will cover device heraldry basics and how to get started on researching names. Handouts will be available with resources.
Mar. 5 Scribal/ Illumination
Mar. 12 Braid Cases– What goes around comes around. 12th century Franco-English and late 15th century Northern Italian hairstyles both featured extreme braids wrapped in fabric, jewels, and ribbons. Learn how you can imitate or control your own very long hair, the ways they did it.
Mar. 19 Recruitment and retention Roxbury Mills Case Study – a recap
Mar. 26 Period and Healthy day board food (Pietro and Jessica)
Ap. 2 Loaner Feast Gear Project Napkins and silverware rolls Please bring scrap fabric for napkins or extra dishes. Do not purchase anything just raid your stash. Tir-y-Don has a huge stash that will be sorted, and put into kits, so they can be shared more easily.
Ap. 9 Hair Taping -Mary
Ap. 16 UFO (UnFinished Objects) B. B. day focus
Ap.23 Heraldry (Probably Liz but might have a date change once her schedule is know)
Ap. 30 Scribal
May 7 How to make a Chiton by Meip and Orianna with help from John
May 14 Marzipan – Mary
May 21 UFO Ruby joust prep
May 28 Seasonal Food Edwin
June 4 How to make and teach pouches with Tassels (Holy) twisted cord (Mary) Please bring fabric, yarn and ribbon. We will be setting up kits for another Library recruitment activity
June 11: HMA in the SCA – An exploration of Historic Martial Arts as an A&S activity within the SCA. See how combat manuals surviving from as long ago as 1320 are studied, interpreted, and adapted for use on SCA sport combat fields.
June 18 Wood core embroidered buttons – Mary
June 25 Live like an ordinary Egyptian
July 2 UFO
July 9 Fittings Edwin/Mary
July 16 Boat School report by John
July 23 Pennsic Wish List